World War

See also: world war and world-war

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World War

  1. (dated) World War I
    • 1939, Carl T. Schmidt, chapter I, in The Corporate State in Action[1], New York: Oxford University Press, page 6:
      As late as the eve of the World War, two-thirds of the farm land belonged to only a quarter of a million proprietors: princes and barons and well-to-do townsmen.
    • 2015, Gross, Stephen, chapter 3, in Export Empire: German Soft Power in Southeastern Europe, 1890–1945[2], Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, →ISBN, page 121:
      The deep antagonism generated by the World War, however, represented a dramatic reversal for Germany’s emerging interest in cultural diplomacy, as both the Entente and the Central Powers aggressively discredited the political aims and the cultural achievements of their opponents.